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Hernia Repair Coding Resources for Surgeons

Hernia Repair Coding Resources for Surgeons

Hernia Repair Coding Resources for SurgeonsThis webinar provides information about new CPT codes effective January 1, 2023, that will be used to report anterior abdominal hernia repair for umbilical, ventral, incisional, epigastric, spigelian, and parastomal hernias....

Dr. Matt Steliga Has An Important Message for You

Dr. Matt Steliga Has An Important Message for You

Dr. Matt Steliga Has An Important Message for YouThe Arkansas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (AR-ACS) exists to provide educational opportunities for our members, be an advocate for our members and the patients they serve, and support and uphold the...

ACS Hernia Repair Coding Webinar – Register Today!

ACS Hernia Repair Coding Webinar – Register Today!

ACS Hernia Repair Coding Webinar – Register Today!UPCOMING WEBINAR: New 2023 CPT Coding for Anterior Abdominal Hernia Repair Wednesday, November 9 | 8:00 pm Eastern The American College of Surgeons Division of Advocacy and Health Policy invites Fellows and surgical...

Act Now to STOP Medicare Cuts

Act Now to STOP Medicare Cuts

Act Now to STOP Medicare CutsAs many of you know, House legislation (H.R. 8800) was introduced to stop looming Medicare payment cuts of nearly 8.5%. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), John Barrasso, MD (R-WY), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), John Boozman, OD (R-AR), and Roger...

Stop Looming Medicare Cuts – Call to Action

Stop Looming Medicare Cuts – Call to Action

Stop Looming Medicare Cuts – Call to ActionHouse legislation (H.R. 8800) was introduced to stop looming Medicare payment cuts of nearly 8.5%; however, a comparable Senate effort was necessary to gain additional momentum on this issue. To that end, Senators Debbie...

AR-ACS eNews — October 14, 2022

AR-ACS eNews — October 14, 2022

AR-ACS eNews — October 14, 2022Inside this Issue: Meet the 2022-2023 AR-ACS Board of Directors Welcome the ACS Initiates from Arkansas UAMS Invests AR-ACS President Matthew A. Steliga, M.D., in Kent C. Westbrook, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Surgical Oncology Engage...

Become FACS in 2023 – Dec. 1 Deadline Approaching

Become FACS in 2023 – Dec. 1 Deadline Approaching

Become FACS in 2023 – Dec. 1 Deadline ApproachingAs President of the Arkansas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (AR-ACS), I encourage you to take the next important step in your surgical career and apply to become a Fellow of the ACS (FACS) if you meet...

Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations

Call for NominationsThe members of the Arkansas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (AR-ACS) have approved updated Bylaws for the Arkansas Chapter. Under the auspices of the current Bylaws, the AR-ACS Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for open...

July 29-31 AR-ACS Chapter Meeting & AR Trauma Society Annual Update

July 29-31 AR-ACS Chapter Meeting & AR Trauma Society Annual Update

July 29-31 AR-ACS Chapter Meeting & AR Trauma Society Annual UpdateThe 2022 Annual Arkansas ACS (AR-ACS) Chapter Meeting and Arkansas Trauma Society Update is July 29-31, 2022!  Registration is OPEN! The weekend will kick off with the Campbell Society Reception at...

Mark Your Calendars & Block the Time!

Mark Your Calendars & Block the Time!

Mark Your Calendars & Block the Time!The 2022 Annual Arkansas ACS (AR-ACS) Chapter Meeting and Arkansas Trauma Society Update is coming soon! The weekend will kick off with the Campbell Society Reception at the Capital Hotel on Friday, July 29 at 6:30 pm for...

Update from the Arkansas Chapter, American College of Surgeons

Update from the Arkansas Chapter, American College of Surgeons

Update from the Arkansas Chapter, American College of SurgeonsDear Members of the Arkansas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Recognizing the stress that all members were enduring, the Arkansas Chapter suspended its usual activities until the COVID epidemic...

General Surgeon Needed for Howard Memorial Hospital

General Surgeon Needed for Howard Memorial Hospital

General Surgeon Needed for Howard Memorial HospitalDear Fellows and Members of the Arkansas Chapter of the ACS, Howard County in Nashville, Arkansas has asked the Arkansas Hospital Association (AHA) for help in providing some general surgery coverage for the Howard...